Strategy Developer, VITO EnergyVille, Genk
Guy Vekemans has been active at VITO (the Flemish Institute for Technological Research) since 1991. Recently he became Strategy Coordinator, Sustainable Energy & Smart Cities for the Energy Division of VITO and for EnergyVille – a collaboration between the University of Leuven, VITO and IMEC. In this context he is involved in setting up large scale living lab projects on smart grids/cities, and coordinating strategic cooperation in this field at the European and international levels. He represents the Belgian Energy Research Alliance on the steering committee of the EERA Joint Programme on Smart Cities. He is active in the operational management of several platforms within the industry and with other stakeholders: the Flemish smart grid platform, Flemish Energy Cluster.